Support for establishing community orchards … The Commonwealth Orchard has been given support by Coffee Conscience, a fairtrade coffee supplier, to develop around 20 community orchards across Scotland. If you know of a suitable site, or if your community group is interested in developing an Orchard, contact John Hancox, director of the Commonwealth Orchard. The […]
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Councillor Andrew Burns, Leader of the City of Edinburgh Council, and Councillor Frank McAveety, Leader of Glasgow City Council, have sent a joint letter to Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, saying the two cities could provide leadership on the issue and were in a position to develop local solutions that could make a […]
Fresh Start is a charity helping people who have experienced homelessness make a home for themselves. In June, they launched a new project, Helping Hands, based in Craigmillar. As part of that project, they are developing a community growing space near the Robin Chapel, where volunteers from the wider community work together to gain gardening […]
Edinburgh community group Bridgend Inspiring Growth (BIG) is celebrating as it has moved a step closer to turning a traditional farmhouse into a community hub for ‘learning, eating and exercise’. Read more about the latest developments in turning the ramshackle Bridgend Farmhouse on Old Dalkeith Road into a community hub on the STV Edinburgh website.
Edinburgh’s work to develop as a Sustainable Food City is being celebrated on a world stage this week. Edible Edinburgh has been invited to give a presentation on its work at the World Expo in Milan which this year is on the theme of ‘Feeding the Planet Energy for Life’. Sponsored by the Feltrinelli Foundation, the […]